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Report on Killed and Missing in Action at the Battle of Austerlitz

Report on Killed and Missing in Action at the Battle of Austerlitz, 2 December 1805

By Alexander Mikaberidze, FINS

Original Title: ‘Vedomost ob ubitikh i bez vesti propavshih v 20 chislo noyabrya voinskikh chinakh i stroevikh loshadyakh’

Date: 25 December 1805/ 6 January 1806

Source: M.I. Kutuzov: Sbornik Dokumentov, pod redaktsiei polkovnika L.G. Beskrovnogo [M.I. Kutuzov: Compilation of Documents, ed. By Col. L[iubomir] G. Beskrovny], Moscow, 1951, II, 235-236

Original preserved at Rossiiski Gosudarstvenii Voenno-Istoricheskii Arkhiv (RGVIA), file 26.

Major General Gizhitsky’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates His Majesty’s Life Cuirassier  – 2 6 5 87 Kharkov Dragoons – 2 3 – 103 Pavlograd Hussars – 9 25 3 206 Gordeev’s Cossacks – – 2 – 31 Kiselev’s Cossacks – – – – 55 Malakhov’s Cossacks – – – – 4 Total 13 36 8 486

Lieutenant General Shepelev’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates St. Petersburg Dragoons – 2 4 1 38 Tver Dragoons 2 23 34 6 277 Mariupol Hussars 1 13 5 – 136 Melentyev Cossacks – – – – 14 Denisov’s Cossacks – – – – 4 Khanzhenkov I’s Cossacks – – – – 25 Sysoev I’s Cossacks – – – – 13 Total 3 38 43 7 507

Major General Voinov’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates Chernigov Dragoons 1 2 6 3 90

Lieutenant General Miloradovich’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates Isaev’s Cossacks – – 3 – 43 Malorossiiski Grenadiers 1 2 9 2 257 Jaroslavl Musketeers 1 3 9 8 261 Apsheron Musketeers – 2 1 2 185 Smolensk Musketeers – 3 12 6 220 Azov Musketeers 2 16 44 26 403 Vladimir Musketeers – 4 11 2 219 New Ingermanland Musketeers 1 2 7 4 214 Field Artillery – 8 9 2 85 Total 5 40 105 52 1887

Lieutenant General Dokhturov’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates Kiev Grenadiers 1 3 2 – 64 Moscow Musketeers 1 5 11 6 439 Novgorod Musketeers 1 2 7 4 71 Vyatka Musketeers 1 2 2 3 215 Bryansk Musketeers – – 2 5 451 Narva Musketeers 6 44 100 42 1319 Butyrsk Musketeers 6 50 91 45 1614 Galitia Musketeers 4 34 65 35 1129 Artillery – – 8 3 113 Three companies of the 2nd Pioneer (Engineer) Regiment – – 4 3 113 Total 20 140 292 146 5528

Lieutenant General Count Langeron’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates Phanagoria Grenadiers 1 4 7 10 555 Ryazha Musketeers – – 20 6 576 Perm Musketeers 6 39 75 41 1553 Kursk Musketeers 5 36 44 20 1166 6th Jagers – 5 12 2 141 8th Jagers – 6 17 5 127 Horse Artillery 1 1 4 – 43 Field Artillery – – 13 2 115 Total 13 91 192 86 4276

Lieutenant General Essen I’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates Elizavetgrad Hussar Battalion 1 3 8 – 85

Lieutenant General Prince Bagration’s Column

Regiments Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates Elizavetgrad Hussar Battalion 1 1 4 – 30 Pskov Musketeers – 9 28 17 482 Vyborg Musketeers 3 11 20 17 540 Arkhangelogorod Musketeers 1 14 71 37 1502 Old Ingermanland Musketeers 1 20 53 33 978 Podolsk Musketeers 1 28 22 10 181 5th Jagers 1 2 9 2 151 7th Jagers 3 21 54 13 688 Artillery 1 2 11 1 82 Total 12 108 272 130 4634

 

Total Losses

Staff Officers Ober-Officers Junior Officers Musicians Privates 55 437 954 432 17493

Cannon Lost: 131

His Imperial Majesty’s Flugel Aide-de-Camp Staff Captain Count Tizengauzen was killed on the battle field.

Missing in Action: Quartermaster Lieutenant Burnashev I and Guide Burnashev II of His Imperial Majesty Suite.

Head of the Minsk Medical District Michelson, who was with the army, was left at Znaim with the wounded and was captured [by the French].

Out of the number shown in the tables of killed and missed in action, 4579 men [later] returned to the army.

[Signature] General of Infantry Golenischev-Kutuzov

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